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Design Competition: D&AD New Blood Awards: Development: sketchbook

Here are some sketchbook pages of me trying to figure out the ins and outs of drawing anthropomorphic characters. Some images are directly referenced from Juanjo Guarnido, artist of Blacksad, others are me trying to internalise what he does. 74 more words


Design Competition: D&AD New Blood Awards: Research: Animal people

Anthropomorphic animals have been used in the comic book format before. A fellow student recently introduced me to Blacksad, a Spanish comic book, published primarily in France, based on the adventures of the detective in the world which takes strong inspiration from film noir. 254 more words


Comic Review: Blacksad Volume 1

Welcome one and all to another MDM comic review. This time around, we’re taking a walk through the world of crime noir, and looking at the hardcover first volume of… 1,128 more words

Crime Noir


“BLACKSAD” Happy Birthday Laura

Of Inspirations and Investigations

A new visual media creation arrives that conjures up a vibrant, compellingly real and nuanced world made up of animals who mirror human society and whose crime stories delve into complex themes related to tolerance, racism, stereotypes, and honesty, among others, and then bursts onto its medium’s scene to great acclaim and success.   207 more words

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